JIMMY WITHERSPOON

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One of the great blues singers of the post-World War II period, Jimmy Witherspoon was also versatile enough to fit comfortably into the jazz world. Witherspoon was born on August 8, 1920, in Gurdon, AR. As a child, he sang in a church choir, and made his debut recordings with Jay McShann for Philo and Mercury in 1945 and 1946. His own first recordings, using McShann's band, resulted in a number one R&B hit in 1949 with "Ain't Nobody's Business, Pts. 1 & 2" on Supreme Records. Live performances of "No Rollin' Blues" and "Big Fine Girl" provided 'Spoon with two more hits in 1950.

The mid-'50s were a lean time, with his style of shouting blues temporarily out of fashion; singles were tried for Federal, Chess, Atco, Vee Jay, and others, with little success. Jimmy Witherspoon at the Monterey Jazz Festival (HiFi Jazz) from 1959 lifted him back into the
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Witherspoon Mulligan Webster At The Renaissance (Digitally Remastered)Witherspoon Mulligan Webster At The Renaissance (Digitally Remastered)
0 2010
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Singin the BluesSingin the Blues
Blue Note Records 1998
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The 'Spoon ConcertsThe 'Spoon Concerts
Fantasy 1989
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SpoonfulSpoonful
Avenue Records 1994
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Jimmy Witherspoon - Live at the MintJimmy Witherspoon - Live at the Mint
Private Music (OnThe Spot Records) 1996
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JIMMY WITHERSPOON Discography

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JIMMY WITHERSPOON Feelin' The Spirit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Feelin' The Spirit
Blues 1959
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Jimmy Witherspoon (aka A Spoonful Of Blues) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Witherspoon (aka A Spoonful Of Blues)
Blues 1959
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Singin' The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Singin' The Blues
Blues 1959
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Hey, Mrs. Jones album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hey, Mrs. Jones
RnB 1961
JIMMY WITHERSPOON 'Spoon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
'Spoon
Vocal Jazz 1961
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Roots (Featuring Ben Webster) (aka That's Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Roots (Featuring Ben Webster) (aka That's Jazz)
Blues 1961
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Baby, Baby, Baby (aka Mean Old Frisco) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Baby, Baby, Baby (aka Mean Old Frisco)
Blues 1963
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Blue Spoon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Spoon
Blues 1964
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Sings The Blues (aka 'Spoon & Groove) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sings The Blues (aka 'Spoon & Groove)
Blues 1964
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Blues Around The Clock album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Around The Clock
Blues 1964
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Evenin' Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Evenin' Blues
Blues 1964
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues
Blues 1964
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Blues For Spoon And Groove album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For Spoon And Groove
Blues 1965
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Spoon In London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoon In London
Blues 1965
JIMMY WITHERSPOON A Blue Point Of View album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Blue Point Of View
Blues 1966
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Blues For Easy Livers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For Easy Livers
Blues 1967
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Jimmy Witherspoon With Brother Jack McDuff : The Blues Is Now album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Witherspoon With Brother Jack McDuff : The Blues Is Now
Blues 1967
JIMMY WITHERSPOON A Spoonful Of Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Spoonful Of Soul
Blues 1968
JIMMY WITHERSPOON In Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Blues
Blues 1968
JIMMY WITHERSPOON There's Good Rockin' Tonight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
There's Good Rockin' Tonight
Blues 1969
JIMMY WITHERSPOON The Blues Singer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blues Singer
Blues 1969
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Hunh! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hunh!
Blues 1970
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Handbags And Gladrags album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Handbags And Gladrags
Blues 1971
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Previously Unreleased Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Previously Unreleased Recordings
Blues 1973
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Love Is A Five Letter Word album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Is A Five Letter Word
RnB 1975
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Spoonful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoonful
Blues 1975
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Spoon' Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoon' Life
Blues 1980
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Big Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Blues
Blues 1981
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Sing The Blues With Panama Francis And The Savoy Sultans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sing The Blues With Panama Francis And The Savoy Sultans
Blues 1983
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Spoonful O' Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoonful O' Blues
Blues 1984
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Midnight Lady Called The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight Lady Called The Blues
Blues 1986
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Hey Mr Landlord album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hey Mr Landlord
Blues 1986
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Rockin' L.A. album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rockin' L.A.
Blues 1989
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Call Me Baby album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Call Me Baby
Blues 1991
JIMMY WITHERSPOON As Blue as They Can Be album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As Blue as They Can Be
Blues 1991
JIMMY WITHERSPOON The Blues, The Whole Blues & Nothing But the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blues, The Whole Blues & Nothing But the Blues
Blues 1992
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Amazing Grace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Amazing Grace
RnB 1994
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Ain't Nothin' New About the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ain't Nothin' New About the Blues
Blues 1995
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Jimmy Witherspoon with the Duke Robillard Band album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Witherspoon with the Duke Robillard Band
Blues 2000

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JIMMY WITHERSPOON live albums

JIMMY WITHERSPOON At The Monterey Jazz Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Monterey Jazz Festival
Blues 1959
JIMMY WITHERSPOON At The Renaissance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
At The Renaissance
Blues 1960
JIMMY WITHERSPOON In Person (aka Olympia Concert) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Person (aka Olympia Concert)
Blues 1965
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Spoon Sings 'N' Swings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spoon Sings 'N' Swings
Blues 1966
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Blues 1968
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Live Jimmy Witherspoon & Robben Ford album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live Jimmy Witherspoon & Robben Ford
Blues 1977
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Live at the Notodden Blues Festival: 1991 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at the Notodden Blues Festival: 1991
Blues 1992
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Big Boss Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Boss Man
Blues 1994
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Live at Condon's, New York album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Condon's, New York
Blues 1994
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Live At The Mint album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Mint
Blues 1996

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JIMMY WITHERSPOON Jimmy Witherspoon Meets The Giants of Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jimmy Witherspoon Meets The Giants of Jazz
Blues 1989
JIMMY WITHERSPOON The Chronological Jimmy Witherspoon :1948-1949 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Jimmy Witherspoon :1948-1949
Blues 2003
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Ain't Nobody's Business album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ain't Nobody's Business
Blues 2005
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Eight Classic Albums album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eight Classic Albums
RnB 2014
JIMMY WITHERSPOON Trying Not To Fall album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trying Not To Fall
RnB 2015

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